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[Tromp l'oeil of French Revolutionary ban notes.]
[Tromp l'oeil of French Revolutionary ban notes.]
[n.d., c.1792.]
Engraving. Sheet 230 x 345mm, 9 x 13½". Trimmed to image, wear on left edge.
A trompe l'oeil of the multitude of different types of paper money circulating through Revolutionary France. The issuers include the 'Trésorerie Nationale' and the 'Caisse Patriotique'.
[Ref: 26782]   £230.00  
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Tableau des Papiers Monnoies
Tableau des Papiers Monnoies qui ont eut depuis l'Epoque de la Révlution Française.
A Paris chez F. Bonneville, rue Jacques, No. 195.
Coloured engraving. 330 x 460mm, 13" x 18". Split in centrefold, laid on card.
A trompe l'oeil of the multitude of different types of paper money circulating through Revolutionary France, with a bewildered-looking peasant at the centre. The issuers include the 'Trésorerie Nationale', the 'Caisse Patriotique', the 'Garde Nationale Sedéntaire de Paris' and the 'Armée Catholique et Royale' (the Monarchist insurgent army in the Vendée).
[Ref: 16724]   £360.00  
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A View near Kennaquhair.
A View near Kennaquhair.
E.Gerard.
[n.d., 1822.]
Lithograph. Image 300 x 250mm. With author's ink ALS on verso, folded and used as letter, with wax seal. Trimmed to left edge, splits in folds, some toning.
A medley print, with a playing card, silhouettes, nameplate & a keyhole plate. On verso is a watercolour sketch of two pairs of scissors crossed. Kennaquhair (literally, 'know-not-where' in old Lowland Scots) is an imaginary locality in Walter Scott's novels The Monastery and The Abbot.
[Ref: 6823]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT) view all images for this item
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[An unfinished trompe l'oeil.]
[An unfinished trompe l'oeil.]
[n.d., c.1840.]
Pencil, ink and grey wash with some colour. Image 235 x 375mm (9¼ x 14¾"). Some soiling.
A trompe l'oeil of sheet music, song sheets, theatre bills, and a leaf with a red wax stamp.
[Ref: 31346]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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